The mother of a nurse stabbed to death in Blackpool by her ex-boyfriend whilst on bail will receive her MBE today for changing bail laws.
Thousands of bargain-hunting Olympics fans scrambled for items at a London 2012 sale billed as the "last chance" to own part of the Games.
Hundreds of items used during the London 2012 Games are going on sale today, including props from the opening and closing ceremonies.
Chris Holmes MBE, a former multi-medal winning Paralympic swimmer has told ITV Central that the auction of memorabilia is the public's chance to "buy a little bit of magic from the games".
A pink javelin signed by Jessica Ennis, a large London2012 Royal Mail stamp autographed by Mo Farah and a Mary Poppins costume from the Olympic opening ceremony are going under the hammer today at an auction in Coventry.
London 2012 chairman Lord Coe described it as a chance for people "to own a unique piece of the Games".
Hundreds of items used during the London 2012 Games are going on sale today, including props from the opening and closing ceremonies and sports equipment.
The sale and auction is taking place this weekend at the Ricoh Arena, which hosted some Olympic events.
The sale takes place between 10am and 6pm today and on Sunday 28 April. The auction of 80 Games and memorabilia items takes place at 11.30am today.
Our Political Correspondent Simon Harris speaks to Mo Farah ahead of the fun run in July.
The Ministry of Defence has announced that Britain's most successful Olympian Sir Chris Hoy is becoming an Ambassador and Honorary Group Captain for the Air Cadets.
Last week the six time Olympic champion announced his retirement from competitive cycling.
Six-time Olympic champion Sir Chris Hoy is expected to confirm his retirement today following a 13-year career.
Winner of six Olympic titles, 11 world titles and two Commonwealth crowns, the 37-year-old will formally end his career at a media conference at Murrayfield Stadium in Edinburgh.
Hoy competed in his final race on August 7 2012 at the Olympic Keirin final on the last day of the London 2012 track programme.
Hoy delivered with a victory which saw him overtake Sir Steve Redgrave as the Briton with the most Olympic gold medals.
British Olympic gold medal winner Joanna Rowsell has collided with a car while cycling. The three times world champion spoke about the incident on Twitter and said the bike was badly damaged, but she was relatively unscathed.
Joanna Rowsell tweeted:
"First time for everything.. Been a cyclist for nearly 9 yrs & never been knocked off by a car until this morning. Bike came off worst... Thank you everyone for your messages. I am ok, no serious injuries just cuts and bruises."